Governor welches on offer to meet with Republicans, discuss COVID numbers Spokesman says Inslee will break a promise made in front of television cameras, reporters Senators say governor’s reversal shows disrespect for news media, Legislature Video of Feb. 28 news conference clearly shows Inslee promised to meet with Republicans to discuss COVID numbers. To see video, click here. OLYMPIA – Gov.... Read More...
Senate capital budget funds projects throughout 2nd Legislative District Includes funding for Yelm dog park, Orting Soldiers’ Home, Eatonville cleanup, and sidewalks and Frontier Park in Graham OLYMPIA – The Washington Senate Wednesday approved a capital budget providing funding for public works construction statewide, including projects for the 2nd Legislative District in Yelm, Orting, Graham and Eatonville. Senate Bill... Read More...
McCune bills give parents a voice in school curriculum decisions Bills require curriculum transparency, parental permission for new state-mandated sex-ed course OLYMPIA – Parents would have a greater voice in what their children are being taught under a pair of bills introduced by Sen. Jim McCune, R-Graham, for consideration in the 2022 legislative session. Under Senate Bill 5805, parents and... Read More...
McCune introduces ‘COVID Bill of Rights’ package Measures prohibit vaccine passports, reinstate fired workers, recognize natural immunity and right to choose OLYMPIA – Bills that would protect individual rights amid government pressure for COVID-19 vaccinations were introduced Wednesday by Sen. Jim McCune, R-Graham, for consideration during the 2022 legislative session. McCune’s ‘COVID Bill of Rights’ package includes... Read More...
McCune bill would restore jobs to fired state employees Declares thousands have been ‘wrongfully terminated’ for vaccination status To read bill draft, click here. OLYMPIA – The nearly 2,000 state employees fired by Gov. Jay Inslee Oct. 18 for failing to submit to his order that all be vaccinated would get their jobs back under a bill prepared for... Read More...
McCune tells insurance commissioner, apologize or resign To see letter, click here. OLYMPIA – State Sen. Jim McCune says Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler should apologize or resign after issuing a statement likening Texas Republicans to the murderous Taliban thugs overrunning the nation of Afghanistan. Kreidler’s statement, issued at taxpayer expense last week, referred to Texas Republicans... Read More...